Country Comparison > Roadways > TOP 10

RankCountryRoadways (km)
1United States6,506,204

Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

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Saudi Arabia Has the Highest Road Accident Death Toll in the World
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In World Cup, Mexico Believes Anything Can Happen After Rough Road to Brazil
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Mexico is on the road to surpassing the U.S. — as world's fattest country
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Route 66 trip highlights world trek
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The original Route 66 was one of the country’s first highways when it was ... It has since been replaced by interstates, but a portion of the original road passes through Amarillo. Grechishkina calls her world tour the I Have a Dream Project.

A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
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Editor Tom Hundley notes that traffic fatalities around the world have reached 1.24 million ... An estimated 1.5 million of them race across the country, representing more than half of all vehicles on the road. The use of motorcycles has grown by an ...

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WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
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Ride the World’s Best Motorcycle Roads
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US ambassador to Kosovo hired by construction firm he lobbied for - 4/13/2014 11:56:34 PM
Photo: Office of the Kosovo PM A US ambassador to Kosovo, who lobbied for the construction of a $1bn road through the war-torn country, has taken up a post ... despite concerns from the IMF, the World Bank, EU diplomats, Feith, and the Kosovan ...

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